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Cover

The amount above UNITY of a debt service ratio.

Short Cover

The act of buying a security one has previously sold short in order to close a position. In order to make a profit on a short cover, one must buy the security at a price less than the price at which one sold it. It is also simply called a cover.

cover

cover

see DIVIDEND COVER, INTEREST COVER.
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Emmitt Delfouneso is OK as well so it makes my life easier when you have got people to bring in to cover positions.
China's yuan meanwhile hit a record high against the dollar as weakness in the greenback spurred some traders to cover positions ahead of the weekend.
We need one or two players to cover positions where we are a little short, and we will maybe look to bring in one or two in the attacking areas.
We need one or two players to cover positions where we're a little bit short, and also probably looking to bring in maybe one or two in the attacking areas.
The seat cover positions a small vibrator in the middle of the seat, offering the kind of "great pleasurable heights.
Banks and investors who previously backed transactions in Africa were forced to withdraw their support and move their capital to cover positions in their home markets, leaving a major financing gap for African trade.
The immediate need to cover positions in developed markets translated into severe funding shortages in local banks, who relied on the global banks for the short term cash they passed onto local importers and exporters.
Burnout and Turnover A tougher hiring situation can have a direct impact on patient care with current staff becoming more stressed as they cover positions open for extended periods of time.